An antique Georgian drum table.

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An antique Georgian drum table.
  • An antique Georgian drum table.
  • An antique Georgian drum table.

A Georgian mahogany drum table.

Date: 2017-10-17 07:36:52

Circa: 1810

Period: Georgian c. 1750-1800

Height: 29.75" (75.5cm)

Diameter: 41.5" (105.5cm)

A Georgian mahogany drum table; the revolving leathered top crossbanded in mahogany above four frieze drawers and raised on a ring turned stem which has three swept and reeded legs terminating in their original reeded box castors.

An antique Georgian drum table is a classic focal point for a room. Antique drum tables first came into fashion in the mid Eighteenth Century and continued to be made until the 1830s; earlier examples have a light and elegant feel and became progressively chunkier and heavier as taste evolved. It is the earlier examples which command a premium and most appeal to contemporary taste. Superior examples such as this antique Georgian drum table illustrated will have a revolving top and mahogany drawer linings; lower quality examples will have a fixed top and oak or pine drawer linings. The rotating top was intended to allow the drawers to act as a basic filing system and some examples even have lettered drawers. Like all antiques the value of an antique drum table is greatly enhanced if it has survived in untouched condition.

Material: mahogany

Category: Centre Tables

Ref: 2223z


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